Stipel

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stipel (Bot) The stipule of a leaflet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stipel In botany, a secondary stipule situated at the base of the leaflets of a compound leaf. Unlike stipules, there is only a single one to each leaflet, with the exception of the terminal leaflet, which has a pair.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stipel the stipule of a leaflet
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Stipule
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. stipes, a stem.

Usage

In literature:

Leaves odd-pinnate, the ovate or oblong leaflets stipellate.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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